Angels beat Cahill, hand A’s another loss

ANAHEIM — Although Trevor Cahill rarely struggles against the Los Angeles Angels, the sinkerballer couldn’t even keep up with Ervin Santana in the latest loss for the plummeting Oakland Athletics. Torii Hunter and Alberto Callaspo hit back-to-back homers, Santana allowed one run in six solid innings, and Los Angeles sent the A’s to their seventh […]

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DHS’ magic runs out in girls lacrosse semis

It was a night of mixed emotions for the Davis High girls lacrosse team as it faced top-seeded Carondelet in the North Coast Section semifinals at Diablo Vista Middle School on Wednesday. The Blue Devils felt the pain of a loss for only the second time since early March and saw their season come to […]

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UCD football gets academic award

For the most part, UC Davis has played smart football in recent years — and now part of the reason for that has become clear. The Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association recognized the Aggie squad with an Academic Progress Rate Award on Wednesday for having the highest APR score in the Great West Conference. […]

Long rain delay doesn’t slow Cats

Sacramento scored four runs in a three-hour rain-soaked first inning — scoring twice before and twice after a long delay — and the River Cats beat New Orleans, 10-4, on Wednesday at Raley Field Catcher Josh Donaldson’s two-run put two quick runs on the board for the Cats (30-17) before the two teams were called […]

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Youth lacrosse: Knights U15 squad gets two weekend wins

The Davis Knights’ U15 boys lacrosse team took home a pair of wins on Saturday in Fair Oaks before dropping a close contest on Sunday in Mill Valley. On Saturday, Davis took down the Pleasant Grove Falcons, 15-8, then came back to blast the Fair Oaks Broncos, 11-1. Sam Eaton led the way for the […]

Youth roundup: 13U Wildcats take first at hoops tourney

The Davis Wildcats’ 13U Black team went undefeated this past weekend in a basketball tournament at Hardwood Palace in Rocklin to earn first place in its division. The Wildcats defeated North Bay, 63-27, in their first game, as Kevin Austin led the way with 17 points, seven assists and five steals. Reese Peterson sank 14 […]

Kids triathlon was fun in the sun

More than 350 participants were at Arroyo Park on Sunday for the Positive Energy Kids Triathlon, hosted by A Change of Pace. The athletes came from all over Northern California to participate in the triathlon, which is intended to be viewed as an event rather than a race. Times and places are not as important […]

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AYSO World Cup returns to Davis this weekend

The 25th annual AYSO World Cup, which will be contested in Davis this weekend through Monday, will feature approximately 150 boys and girls AYSO teams from around Northern California competing at levels from U10 to U19. All teams are assigned a name of a FIFA country and will be given a flag that represents that […]

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Homecoming, of sorts, for ex-Devil Anibaba

SANTA CLARA — There’s a quiet dignity about the Anibaba family. Always has been. But when Jalil Anibaba returned “home,” making his Northern California professional soccer debut Tuesday with the MLS Chicago Fire, there was every reason to be proud and loud. While a contingent of more than 25 family and friends couldn’t contain themselves […]

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Canucks eliminate Sharks in double OT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Kevin Bieksa scored 10:18 into the second overtime and the Vancouver Canucks advanced to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in 17 years with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night. The Canucks ended the Western Conference finals in five games after getting even 2-2 […]

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A’s beat Angels to end a six-game skid

ANAHEIM — Guillermo Moscoso was an unlikely shutdown starter. David DeJesus was an even more improbable power source. Together, they propelled the Oakland Athletics to a skid-snapping win. DeJesus hit two homers and drove in four runs, Moscoso pitched six scoreless innings to win his first major league start, and Oakland ended a six-game losing […]

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Florida’s Nolasco outpitches Cain in Giants loss

SAN FRANCISCO — Matt Cain had Hanley Ramirez in an 0-2 hole and was one pitch from working out of a third-inning jam. When the San Francisco starter let Ramirez off the hook with a walk, Cain knew he was in trouble. Another walk and a three-run double by Gaby Sanchez confirmed it. “That’s my […]

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River Cat relievers hold off Zephyrs

Sacramento’s bullpen pitched four scoreless innings as the River Cats held on for a 3-2 victory over New Orleans on Tuesday night at Raley Field. Jerry Blevins pitched a hitless sixth inning for the Cats (29-17), Fautino De Los Santos struck out the side in the seventh and Willie Eyre pitched the eighth and ninth […]

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Aggies finish nonconference slate with loss to Gaels

UC Davis got just four hits on Tuesday — two of them by third baseman Justin Andrade — and dropped its final nonconference game of the season on the road at St. Mary’s. The Aggies, who will wrap up the season with a three-game home series against UC Riverside this weekend, fell 8-2 at Louis […]